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of the four but it did it cover in budget watchers. bob greenstein is on the senate priorities and that of president obama's transition team policy work. douglas holtz-eakin is president of the american action forum and headed the domestic policy staff in the campaign ad was the director of the congressional budget office. donald marron is the director of the tax policy center and member of george bush's advisor and acting director of cbo and finally, digamma rogers blogs as an economist and was the chief economist of the house budget committee for the democratic staff of the house ways and means committee. the format today will be relatively straightforward. each of the panelists will speak for five minutes. i will ask some questions and we will get a discussion going up here and then turn to the audience to give you all a chance to ask questions. we have people watching on c-span and on the web. if you are not in the room and have questions, please send them to publicaffairs@urban.org and the questions will come to me. let's start. >> thanks everybody for being here and for b
. next to him is our own jessica matthews of the carnegie endowment, and beside jessica is bob kagan at the brookings institution and we are going to cover several sets of issues in metal blocks tonight. in each case i'm going to open up. i'm going to open the discussion with a quote from one or two of the panelists. we will then have some interaction. among the panelists and then i will ask them a couple of questions about related issues. following that at end of each one of these 320 or 25 minute sections i am going to look to you for questions so we can keep this as interactive as possible and have you as engaged in the discussion as possible. at the very end there will even be a little more time so that if we haven't covered something in the context of these three themes, then you will be able to introduce them into the discussion and we will wrap up promptly at 8:00 tonight. when we do get to the questions and answers a would be good if you would identify yourself and keep your statement in the form of a question rather than a narration. i've already spoken to them about the sam
to acknowledge mrs. bork, mary ellen and bob, jr., out in the audience. let me say at the outset, this presentation and the paper that, its based upon which i will available today if not already available on aei website and also the criterion website is work that was commissioned by google but the views that are expressed and the conclusions that are reached in the paper are sole those of judge bork and myself. well, the title of the paper presents this question of the chicago school perspective on these questions of search and google. so i thought before we dive into issues of internet search, we have some common understanding what the chicago school of antitrust analysis is. i got associate the chicago school with the writings and teachings of a number of people at chicago but also a broader, i'll call it the honorary chicago school that maybe did their ph.ds and other work there and populated other universities but the key people were in the early days director and, ed levy, ronald kost george seeing letter, a number of people won nobel prize in economics. judge bork was a stu
. doctor bob holdsworth is the founder and president of virginia tomorrow, a company that examines emerging trends in politics, society, and business. his observations on national politics have appeared in "the wall street journal", "washington post", "new york times", most of the u.s. broadcasting stations, itn and bbc and fuji in japan. he has served on a number of commissions and advisory boards and was the costaff director of the commission on the future of virginia's urban area. on the charter commission for the city of richmond. he also was a founding director of the center for public policy and the wilder school of government and public affairs of the virginia commonwealth university. i think each of you for coming tonight, and i which each of the candidates a good debate. now, i will turn to our moderator. [applause] >> thank you very much, what a great audience we have tonight, we are going to have a wonderful debate. let me begin with a few reminders for everyone. first, we are fortunate enough to have c-span covering this event tonight and we want to let everyone know about that
, and bob schiffer the cbs correspondent and a host of face the nation. tomorrow night they are hosting -- there are other stories in the people looking at the candidates and to do. "the chicago tribune" says the gop may hinge on the debate in showdown could be pivotal for romney on president obama's edge. the race enters its final phase of the distinct president obama and 3g dates as the republican mitt romney's best and last chance to reverse the space trend. florent joins in michigan. democratic collar. are you going to a man tomorrow night, and why? lawrence, are you with us? oats want to bill in its water and independent collar. hello, bill. good morning. are you going to be watching tomorrow? >> caller: good morning. absolutely. i was brought up in a republican house told, but i've been paying attention to the debates and have seen a lot of shows about the issues are coming and i just don't have the confidence after the republican convention that they have a plan because they have been avoiding giving any specifics so i want to hear the republicans have something to say. other tha
administration will look like in 2013. that it may would normally be the case if a bob dole or jon mccain or bill clinton, these are people of been in office a long time either innocent or governorship, i think one had a sense of how their strengths and weaknesses. i'm not sure either case you that we now. and the question is i suppose the campaign, what have we learned from the campaigns. i'll think about that for a minute and let bart -- i think it is an interesting question in this case. >> it is a good one but there's no obvious, there is no obvious thing that leaps out that you can save look at the way romney has run the campaign, therefore he will be this kind of president. and i think enron mike lee, and maybe an obama's, too, there's a pretty sharp -- campaigning you have to go through to get elected. it's not a place unfortunate i think he really make serious arguments and really educate the public. as ron himself is said, very revealing, my test is to get 51% of the vote. of course, they will think that. it's a funny thing for a candidate to say, but that's what he thinks about campaign
the record. buffets bob, you know, i wouldn't have won with just doing social media. we won the election because we paired new forms of communication with voters and more traditional forms which is door knocking. for folks to meet me face to face and have a conversation with the living room or the cichen about the issues facing them and their family. that's what put me over the finish line. we have 89-year-old saying they lived here for the entire life and not once has the mare mayor knock on the door. it is the most important thing. you target the voters and you know how many votes you need to win. you get the voters out to vote. but at the same time, you know, i think why to piggy back on the door knocking with the social media thousands of people being able to read a post or opinion was important and to switch it over to governing it's become important. what we have been able to do as mayor we haven't been able to do. we have checks and balances and city council or the school committee, and so, you know, oftentimes whether there's an important issue you go to the city council chamber
the right to ask you to follow it. and then a great case bob jones university a tax-exempt status as a university denied by a the irs because bob jones university wouldn't allow african-americans and to its campus or african-americans changed that and wouldn't let them date anybody but african-americans, and they said that as our religious beliefs and we shouldn't be denied tax exemption because of our religious beliefs. the government shouldn't be allowed to have that power over us and the supreme court said too bad, you lose. the government can devalue tax-exempt status. even though it does involve your religious beliefs because there are some rules for the civil society and secular society, and we are founded on the principle that we get to have an organized non-chaotic government even if it does infringe on the religious belief that as long as we are not hurting the religion. so saying all of that i think a lot of what is going on with this birth control argument and with the compromise of the churches are wanting from the government have constitutional implications, and with
to another. i, unfortunatelily, have to leave to meet bob kissinger who is arriving to the wilson center, but will from npr will take over for me. dan, over to you. >> well, thank you. i'd like to thank the woodrow wilson center and asian research as well as ashley, himself, who is certainly driving the process intellectually and a role model in bringing strategic studies and deep knowledge of asia together, which i think is part of what we are trying to do here. i thank laura, who is in the audience, not just a research assistant, but almost a partner in the endeavor. we think the chinese are nontransparent about defense spending, and they are. try looking at u.s. defense budgets and going through the various presidential statements, omb statements, naval shipbuilding staples, and we may be too transparent. certainly confused us. we tried to bring logic to it in the end as was our task. i'd like to go through five points, if i might. the first, i think, has to do with -- i'm putting the cards on the table, a traditionalist in strategic matters in the sense that political goals drive str
of the political bob black but on further review fundamental problems of the system like corruption. it is the really big challenge. the community like us, you should have deep understanding of the difficulties china is going to go through but i am optimistic. i think the country went through difficulty and not so much on the leader but the society including some of the rising stars at the provincial level. they understand what we should do to change the political system to make it more transparent and democratic. >> anybody on this stage envisioned the transformation of the party cheng li is talking about in the foreseeable future or at the provincial level? not the level of the central government? dr. kissinger? can you imagine what cheng li is talking about? can you imagine the transformation he is talking about how the party is to transform itself and in overreaching ways? >> all of it have seen, in china, 40 years and especially since the reform movement. each of them think of china as a dictatorial government, a 1-party state. a totalitarian government. and before its final es
, a new jersey senate debate between incumbent senate bob menendez and state senator carillos. it'll be held at montclair state university and courtesy of nj tv in new jersey. live coverage at 8 p.m. eastern here on c-span2. [applause] >> we need to tackle our nation's challenges before they tackle us. we need to save and strengthen medicare and social security, and we're putting the ideas on the table on how to do that. we're not going the try and scare seniors, we're going to save these benefits for seniors and for my generation so that these promises are kept. >> they have laid out clearly, they say, that what barack obama and joe biden did is they've endangered medicare, they've stole money from medicare, and they've done it to get obamacare and all this, and you see in the ads, and you hear it in everything they say. nothing could be further from the truth. >> next thursday night, october 11th, congressman paul ryan and vice president joe biden will face off in their only debate. abc news' martha rad dismoderates from center college in danville, kentucky, and you can watch an
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